Download Audiobook The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir by Paul Newman in English

The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir


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The uncooked, candid, unvarnished memoir of an American icon. The best film star of the previous 75 years covers every thing: his traumatic childhood, his profession, his ingesting, his ideas on Marlon Brando, James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, John Huston, his biggest roles, performing, his intimate life with Joanne Woodward, his innermost fears and passions and joys. With ideas/feedback all through from Joanne Woodward, George Roy Hill, Tom Cruise, Elia Kazan and plenty of others.In 1986, Paul Newman and his closest buddy, screenwriter Stewart Stern, started a unprecedented undertaking. Stuart was to compile an oral historical past, to have Newman’s household and mates and people who labored intently with him, speak in regards to the actor’s life. After which Newman would work with Stewart and provides his aspect of the story. The one stipulation was that anybody who spoke on the report needed to be fully sincere. That very same stipulation utilized to Newman himself. The undertaking lasted 5 years.The result’s a unprecedented memoir, culled from hundreds of pages of transcripts. The ebook is insightful, revealing, shocking. Newman’s voice is highly effective, generally humorous, generally painful, all the time assembly that prime customary of searing honesty. The extra voices—from childhood mates and Navy buddies, from relations and movie and theater collaborators similar to Tom Cruise, George Roy Hill, Martin Ritt, and John Huston—that run all through add richness and colour and context to the story Newman is telling.Newman’s typically traumatic childhood is brilliantly detailed. He talks about his teenage insecurities, his early failures with girls, his rise to stardom, his early rivals (Marlon Brando and James Dean), his first marriage, his ingesting, his philanthropy, the demise of his son Scott, his robust need for his daughters to know and perceive the reality about their father. Maybe essentially the most shifting materials within the ebook facilities round his relationship with Joanne Woodward—their love for one another, his dependence on her, the best way she formed him intellectually, emotionally and sexually.The Extraordinary Lifetime of an Peculiar Man is revelatory and introspective, private and analytical, loving and tender in some locations, all the time advanced and profound.*Features a downloadable PDF of all the images from the printed bookPLEASE NOTE: If you buy this title, the accompanying PDF will probably be accessible in your Audible Library together with the audio.